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CityLagos
CurriculumBritish
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 11
Boarding available
Yearly fees: Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 25 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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This school does not make their fees public for the academic year 2023/2024.

Address: Ogombo Road, Ogombo, Lekki, Lagos, Nigeria
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Number of students

Projected to open with 100 Primary students in September 2024.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin, French

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

25

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Use of technology in the classroom

Each student has a device which is available to enhance learning across the curricular subjects. Each classroom has an interactive whiteboard. All classes are supported by an in-school Technology Integrator and in addition STEM lessons are taught by a subject specialist to deliver a robust computing and robotics curriculum.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

All religions are taught using the International Primary Curriculum and Nigerian and African Studies programme.

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

Through an inclusive calendar.

External examinations or assessments available

IGCSE

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

In accordance with Homework Policy.

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

Key stage 1 children are assessed in Phonics, Reading, Writing and Maths in person. Key stage 2 children are assessed in Reading, Writing, and Maths and an online Cognitive Ability Test.

Waiting list

No

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

April

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, if there are spaces available.

School start time

8:00 am

School finish time

3:00 pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

School bus service available

Yes

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Uniform required

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Debate, Drama, Music, Football Academy, Fencing, Model United Nations, Lego. Art and Crafts, Coding and Robotics, Swimming.

Facilities at the school

Library, Auditorium, Lecture Theatre, STEM Lab, Drama Rooms, Music Rooms, Performance Auditorium, Dance Studio.

Sports facilities at the school

Swimming Pool, Basketball Courts, Lawn Tennis Courts, Athletic Tracks, Football Pitches, Table Tennis.

Grades/ages available for boarding

Weekly boarding for Year 5 and 6 students.

Boarding facilities at the school

Ensuite rooms for 4 students, Common Room, Games Room, TV Room

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Charterhouse Lagos is the first British independent school in West Africa, part of the Charterhouse family of schools – one of the seven great British boarding schools with over 400 years of educational excellence.

Opening in September 2024, Charterhouse Lagos aims to set a new standard in education provision in Nigeria and by extension, West Africa. With world-class facilities and a focus on excellence, we aim to inculcate a passion for learning, excellence, and leadership in students.

Situated on a 70-hectare campus in Ogombo on the Lekki peninsula, our world-class facilities include science and STEAM labs, music, art, dance and drama studios, a 3-storey library, and an 800-seat professional standard theatre. Other facilities include a 25-metre competition swimming pool along with a training pool, an NBA standard indoor basketball arena, an indoor sports centre, indoor and outdoor football and basketball pitches, a 400-metre athletics track, a covered sports area, and a beautifully landscaped campus that offers relaxation as well as a connection to nature.

The school will offer an international education for students aged 5 to 18 (Years 1 to 13) using the British curriculum, leading to the IGCSE and A-level qualifications. These will allow our students to aspire to the very best universities worldwide.

Teaching approach of the school

Learning and Teaching at Charterhouse Lagos revolves around the definition of Learning: ‘a change in long-term memory’. Our highly experienced teaching staff deliver robust and rigorous plans across the curriculum, so our students acquire knowledge, develop skills and deepen their understanding. The students’ attention, working memory and long-term memory are nurtured and grown through the finely woven English National Curriculum, International Primary Curriculum, Nigerian and African Studies, French, Mandarin, STEM, Arts, Music and Sports programmes of studies.

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